The Comet Bay College Classical Guitar Ensemble participated in the WA Classical Guitar Festival last Sunday, marking their fourth festival performance since 2014.
A record 72 ensembles from 40 government and private schools and from UWA & WAAPA participated in the 29th festival. Held at the Performing Arts Centre, Carine SHS. Run by the Classical Guitar Society of WA in conjunction with DoE Instrumental Music School Services.
It is a festival and awards given are Participation; Merit; Excellent and Outstanding. Comet Bay received ‘Excellent’ awards at the festival for the past three years. This year the school’s ensemble were adjudicated by Australian and Internationally acclaimed concert guitarist Karin Schaupp and for the first time were awarded ‘Outstanding’.
Congratulations to all involved including SIMS Teacher Stephen East and CBC Music Teacher Rob Thorpe.